Classic Tv Dvds And Memorabilia Growing In Popularity

Classic Tv Dvds And Memorabilia Growing In Popularity

Classic Tv Dvds and​ Memorabilia Growing In Popularity
TVLand and​ Nick-at-Night are not the​ only places we find classic television shows .​
They are cropping up more and​ more places .​
Classic TV collectibles are popular items on auction sites such as​ Ebay .​
Enter Classic television show collectibles into your Google-powered search engine and​ you will find around 170,000 possibilities .​

Run through a​ few of​ those results and​ you will find everything from classic television DVDs, lunch boxes, costumes, watches, salt and​ pepper shakers, vintage posters, and​ dolls .​
a​ quick search on found the​ Best of​ Donny and​ Marie (DVD) Volume 1 (1976) .​
There are websites and​ online stores whose sole purpose is​ to​ sell classic television paraphernalia .​
These sites are capitalizing on the​ baby boomer’s affinity for​ nostalgia .​
Collectors are scooping up the​ vintage collectibles.
There are companies who are bringing back the​ collectibles by manufacturing New Vintage collectibles .​
New metal lunch boxes with Donny and​ Marie, Superman, the​ Flintstones, Scooby Doo, and​ even the​ Dukes of​ Hazzard are popping up all over the​ place .​
With true vintage lunch boxes going for​ hundreds of​ dollars, these replacements, although lacking authenticity, are an​ affordable option for​ those who just want to​ revisit the​ good old days of​ classic television.
The release of​ classic TV DVDs has made it​ possible for​ people to​ sit back and​ enjoy hours of​ their favorite shows from yesterday .​
the​ appeal of​ these shows for​ many is​ the​ down-home nature of​ the​ comedy .​
They don’t rely on profanity, off-color remarks, or​ blatant sexual angles for​ their humor .​
They remind us of​ a​ simpler time .​
Donny and​ Marie, Sonny and​ Cher, the​ Partridge Family, the​ Walton’s, the​ Brady Bunch, and​ many more shows take us back to​ a​ time when it​ was okay to​ say things like Gosh and​ Golly .​
It was more than okay to​ love your family and​ country .​
It was expected .​
It was safe to​ turn on the​ television with the​ family and​ enjoy a​ nice show together .​

The collectibles associated with these shows are gaining in​ popularity .​
as​ many from those generations begin to​ find more time for​ hobbies and​ have a​ little extra disposable income, the​ collectibles are becoming more desirable .​
Donny and​ Marie dolls, which were released in​ August 1976 with an​ accompanying TV Studio, are popular finds .​
Sonny and​ Cher costumes are popular at​ costume parties .​
the​ Partridge Family memorabilia is​ making a​ strong comeback, as​ well .​

Some of​ these classic television shows are enjoying a​ rebirth due to​ remakes of​ the​ originals .​
the​ Brady Bunch surged forward after a​ new generation was exposed to​ a​ less-than authentic version of​ the​ show in​ the​ 1995 version .​
Even with the​ tongue-in-cheek style of​ this movie, many people began seeking authentic Brady Bunch memorabilia and​ collectibles .​
the​ market for​ these items soared .​
the​ same held true for​ the​ Scooby Doo collectibles after the​ 2002 release of​ the​ movie .​
This one was so popular a​ sequel was made .​
This remake has brought about a​ whole new market for​ Scooby Doo collectibles, new and​ old alike .​
After the​ movie was released classic Scooby Doo DVDs were flying off the​ shelves .​
With the​ popularity of​ these classic television remakes it​ is​ not unrealistic to​ expect many more to​ follow .​

As with any commodity, as​ the​ demand increases, the​ price will rise .​
Many collectors search for​ pieces to​ round out their collection for​ a​ more intrinsic value, rather than simply price .​
a​ collection of​ classic television show collectibles may be worth a​ substantial amount of​ money, but it​ is​ the​ nostalgia that holds the​ true value .​
You can’t put a​ price on the​ memories those collectibles will elicit, or​ the​ feelings locked deep inside that are released when you hold that Donny and​ Marie lunchbox just like the​ one you had as​ a​ kid .​

To find that special classic TV DVD or​ other collectible it​ may be as​ simple as​ hitting search on your search engine .​
Whether it​ is​ a​ find at​ a​ garage sale or​ a​ purchase off the​ web, it​ is​ the​ joy of​ releasing that inner child and​ finding that peace that simple joys bring that makes classic television collectibles true treasures .​

~Ben Anton, 2018

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